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Drury Lane Theatre
100 Drury Lane Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181
630-530-8300
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15 reviews
95 stars
The weather was rainy and cool. I wore a sweater and was comfortable both walking from the parking lot to the theater and inside during the show..
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1 review
5 stars
The weather was Cold, windy, snowy. I wore Dress and sweater .
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"Funny Girl"
42 ratings
4.3 average rating
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32 reviews
64 stars
attended Feb 13 2010

I liked the production but the idea that these two people were poison for each other really didn't come through very well. I never saw the movie version but I have seen Streisand sing "People" and this actress could really belt out the songs, very...continued

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4 reviews
4 stars
attended Mar 04 2010

I enjoyed the show. The actress who played Fanny Brice got stronger as the show went on. It was very enjoyable and the seats were good.

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30 reviews
9 stars
attended Feb 11 2010

The lead was great and the rest of the cast was good. It made for a very enjoyable afternoon!

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Description

Funny Girl is a musical with a book by Isobel Lennart, music by Jule Styne, and lyrics by Bob Merrill. The semi-biographical plot is based on the life and career of Broadway, film star and comedienne Fanny Brice and her stormy relationship with entrepreneur and gambler Nicky Arnstein.

The musical was produced by Ray Stark, who was Brice’s son-in-law via his marriage to her daughter Frances, and starred Barbra Streisand. The production was nominated for eight Tony Awards but, facing tough competition from Hello, Dolly!, it failed to win in any categories.